Ayothaya Elephant Village

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VincentJAnn
Singapore, Singapore13 contributions
Terrible services and treat elephant badly
Sep 2019 • Friends
The owner or manager who seems to be running this service is very bad tempered. This is also a rip off and had a very bad experience. Elephants are also treated badly during the ride.
Written September 29, 2019
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Acosta
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
Animal abuse
May 2019 • Family
I should have done my research because during my ride I saw abuse they beat them with sharp hooks you see blood and it broke my heart also they beg you for money before you arrive back at drop off DONT GO!
Written May 22, 2019
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HannahAramo
Leicester, UK3 contributions
Utterly disgusting
Apr 2019 • Family
I would never dream of visiting this abusive trekking business! Please, please do not ride on elephants! If everyone boycotts trekking it has to end!! Visit ethical sanctuaries who would never dream of offering rides OR bathing! Go to Samui Elephant Village or Nature Village in Koh Samui!
Written April 26, 2019
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Andrea Z
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
Animal abuse - avoid this terrible show
Feb 2019 • Couples
Today me and my girlfriend went to Ayutthaya for a bike tour and we saw these poor animals forced to carry people on their back while the driver was beating their head with a sharp tool.
This was disgusting, we could clearly see the pain in the eyes of the elephants.
PLEASE DON’T BRING YOUR CHILDREN HERE, THEY WOULD LEARN NOTHING ELSE THAN CRUELTY AGAINST ANIMALS.
Written February 16, 2019
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Vk89
Bangkok, Thailand378 contributions
Animal abuse
Jan 2019 • Friends
Drove past this on a bike ride around ayutthaya and it is simply sad to see this.
Loud music playing with bass whilst elephants are shackled and made to do things.
Walking around on the hot asphalt with Chinese tourists on their back.
I don't understand how the Thai government can allow this.
Written January 26, 2019
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773jan
Stoke Holy Cross, UK12 contributions
Abuse
Jan 2019 • Couples
You are paying for Pure abuse of animals. Do not visit or support such activity. Go to the elephant jungle sanctuary in Chang Mai or Paraya to see, feed, stroke, walk with, clean and bathe with elephants.
Written January 9, 2019
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Kevin in Paradise @ YouTube
Ayutthaya, Thailand36 contributions
Ayutthaya Elephant Village
Oct 2018
This village is where the Elephants live. Behind their home in the early morning they go to the river for a bath.
Written December 14, 2018
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aaron e
Ayutthaya, Thailand4 contributions
Elephant cruelty
Jul 2018 • Solo
The elephants are shackled up by the anckles and scarred from the chains, we actually saw one of the dancing elephant shows from outside the performance areas and in a matter of minutes we saw how they were made to dance by pulling on their ears, tails and smacked by the metal hooks that all trainers carry around! Demoralising seeing our species do this to another, we saw anckle bracelets on the elder elephants and this was to cover up the scars from many years of chain wearing!!!
Written July 27, 2018
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Paul H
Stuttgart, Germany113 contributions
Avoid by all means
May 2018 • Solo
There are lots of elephants that carry Tourists (manly Asians) around on a little roundtrip. For me it just felt horrible to see these beautiful animals degraded for a fun ride. Just disgusting!! The Trip is 2000 Bhat. The whole atmosphere of the place feels sick, like a very cheap amusement park. When your driver takes you through a special black gate with the “Elephant Village and Floating Market” written on it. Just say: „Stop! Go back!“ You will not miss anything!
Written May 1, 2018
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Henry B L
Ontario, Canada29 contributions
Interesting experience
Feb 2018 • Couples
I had some reservations about this place, but the ride was good and interesting place to see. These are hard working people and elephants making a living. See, experience and learn.
Written March 6, 2018
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